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The new truly-wireless earbuds from House of Marley are made from 100% recycled materials

The Liberate Air earbuds. (Source: House of Marley)
The Liberate Air earbuds. (Source: House of Marley)
The Liberate Air earphones are made from reclaimed silicone and have a bamboo finish. In addition, they have a charging case described as made from recycled aluminium, wood, cotton and plastic. These new House of Marley products are also reportedly superior in sound quality to the Apple AirPods.
Deirdre O Donnell,

The Liberate Airs are new truly wireless earbuds from the company House of Marley. They have been designed with the concept of avoiding the landfill to the greatest extent in mind. To this end, they have been made using as much recycled material as possible. 

The result is a pair of earbuds with a bamboo finish, which exhibits a contoured area for touch controls. They match the internal finish of the charging case, which has aluminium hinges and clasps and a cloth outer covering. House of Marley has also attempted to keep them going for as long as possible with an IP4 rating, which should protect them against splashes and sweat.

On that note, it is claimed that the Liberate Airs has a playback duration of up to 9 hours per charge, whereas the comparable Apple AirPods or Jabra Elite 65t typically get around 5. These earbuds have 5.6mm drivers, have a sensitivity of 103B +/- 3dB at 1 kilohertz and a response range of 20 to 20000 hertz.

A recent review asserts that these specs help the new House of Marley earbuds actually beat the AirPods, but not the Jabras. The Liberate Air earbuds also win in terms of price: they cost US$150, whereas the AirPods start at $159 (or $40 more if you want a wireless charging case) and the Elite 65ts go for about $170.

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Deirdre O Donnell, 2019-08-24 (Update: 2019-08-24)
Deirdre O'Donnell
I became a professional writer and editor shortly after graduation. My degrees are in biomedical sciences; however, they led to some experience in the biotech area, which convinced me of its potential to revolutionize our health, environment and lives in general. This developed into an all-consuming interest in more aspects of tech over time: I can never write enough on the latest electronics, gadgets and innovations. My other interests include imaging, astronomy, and streaming all the things. Oh, and coffee.